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Engineering Manager
Title:Engineering Manager
Department:Drafting / Engineering

Adams Group is now recruiting for an Engineering Manager to join our team! The Ideal Team Player will manage a department of Microvellum Engineers and Technical Library for our architectural woodworking manufacturing team in North Port, FL. Must have a strong mechanical background and proven success leading teams. Will work with a digital environment while also working with design professionals at the project level. 



Positioned in the beautiful area of North Port, Florida, located in Sarasota County, Adams Group is a thriving family-owned company that has more than 42-years of experience manufacturing and installing interior architectural casework. Adams Group is an award-winning organization, with over 100 team members and has worked on many high-profile projects in the Healthcare, Sports & Entertainment, Higher Education, and Hospitality industries.



  • Adams Group looks for dynamic individuals who have a “can-do” attitude towards achieving common goals. 

  • We love working with individuals who thrive off of seeing challenges through new perspectives. 

  • Adams Group holds its employees to high standards that meet the criteria of an Ideal Team Player. 

  • We celebrate wins and don’t get deterred from losses.

  • At Adams Group, we all celebrate the teams win and to get the job done; we ask every employee to check egos at the door. 



  • Lead and train a team of Microvellum Engineers

  • Train crew with best practices to ensure continuity amongst Engineering Team in how the product is delivered to the shop

  • Set up and manage models or digital files with sheets specific to each project

  • Coordinating with project team members and process and document engineer in order to outline and drive the appropriate digital practices and deliverables on a per-project basis

  • Supporting the project team and process engineer with their designs by equipping the members with the necessary tools and knowledge in order to streamline design.

  • Review full end-to-end process of drafting, modify/refine and document standard operating process to continuously make the drafting team as efficient as possible and improve throughput

  • Work with the manufacturing shop on Engineering issues that require an immediate fix, provide feedback and training when necessary

  • Provide feedback to Process and Product Engineer

  • Assist in calling audible when a change in priority is necessary

  • Represent the Engineering Department at initiations

  • Ensure the team members have attended necessary training and are up-to-speed on necessary industry-specific technology

  • Assist in keeping Engineers on schedule by creating and monitoring benchmarks to ensure timely turnaround

  • Provides quality control measures within the Engineering department 

  • Interacts with the Production Manager, Project Manager and Field Superintendents as needed to ensure products are being drafted and engineered to specifications. 



  • 5-7 years of experience with AutoCAD, Cut Rite, WoodWOP, Microvellum and other industry-related software. 

  • Proven experience motivating and mentoring team members to success

  • Strong overall computer & architectural drafting skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Impeccable time management and organization skills

  • Strong analytical skills required

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Proven Industry experience  



Average of 45-50 hours per week. Start time 7:00 am; finish time 5:00 pm (subject to change based on job need), or the necessary hours needed to perform successfully.


Adams Group offers a competitive package including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Competitive Base Salary

  • Quarterly Cash Profit Sharing

  • Affordable Group Medical, Dental, Vision, Voluntary Life and AFLAC Insurance Plans

  • Six Paid Holidays

  • Progressive Time Off Plans based on tenure

  • 401(k) Plans

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship on the company may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, as long as that would not hinder or prevent the performance of duties, or be of a safety concern.

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time (up to 10 hours per day)

  • Ability to view and use large monitors for long periods of time

  • Ability to travel to local or out-of-town meetings

  • walking

  • Occasionally lifting up to 25 lbs


Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Seeing

  • Hearing

  • Kneeling

  • Typing

  • Can read, write and speak English

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